A path-tracking controller for a load-haul-dump mining vehicle is designed using a geometric approach recently developed in the context of car- and tractor-trailer-like vehicles. This controller is made up of a kinematic component computing the velocities required of the vehicle for satisfactory path-tracking, and a dynamic component determining the propulsion and steering that are necessary to acquire these velocities. Prospects for practical implementation appear to be promising from an operational, a technological, and an economic point of view.

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